DIY Windshield Repair

DIY Windshield Repair

Here at Gary’s Automotive, we take pride in offering a wide range of automotive services. For the services we don’t offer, we’re here to offer as much information and support as possible.

One service that has usefulness year round is windshield repairs. No matter the time or season, it’s easy to catch a wayward rock or other form of debris to the windshield. When this happens, one’s mind quickly races with the thought of expensive repairs. That isn’t the case. It may seem daunting, but windshield repairs are something that can be done with a little patience in an afternoon at home.

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The Glory That Is IIHS Crash Videos

IIHS Crash Tests

Car accidents are bad. They are also beautiful. While we all take precautions and steps to ensure we never get into an accident, there is a certain morbid curiosity that comes with car accidents. Not with seeing people be injured, but in seeing the engineering and science that goes into making a 2500 pound chunk of steel survive slamming into a wall at 60 km/h.

Thankfully, we don’t have to subject our own vehicles to this testing. The IIHS, or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, regularly uploads new videos to their youtube channel. These videos show many types of modern vehicles being subjected to various crashes and accidents. If you haven’t already checked out these videos, we highly recommend them. The use of crash test dummies, multiple camera angles, and HD slow motion video makes for some really interesting content. We’ve gathered some of our favourite IIHS crash videos here!

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